Crapulence
Crapulence Crap"u*lence (-?-lens), n. The sickness occasioned by intemperance; surfeit. --Bailey. [1913 Webster]

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  • crapulence — [krap′yo͞o ləns] n. 〚/span> CRAPULENT < LL crapulentus < L crapula: see CRAPULOUS〛 1. sickness caused by excess in drinking or eating 2. gross intemperance, esp. in drinking crapulent adj …   Universalium

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  • crapulence — [krap′yo͞o ləns] n. [< CRAPULENT < LL crapulentus < L crapula: see CRAPULOUS] 1. sickness caused by excess in drinking or eating 2. gross intemperance, esp. in drinking crapulent adj …   English World dictionary

  • crapulence — Sarcastic remark about the value and merit of a cultural item movie, theatre, music, etc. This movie reeks of crapulence. That painting is crapulent …   Dictionary of american slang

  • crapulence — Sarcastic remark about the value and merit of a cultural item movie, theatre, music, etc. This movie reeks of crapulence. That painting is crapulent …   Dictionary of american slang

  • crapulence — noun a) sickness or indisposition caused by excessive eating or drinking b) intemperance; debauchery; excessive indulgence …   Wiktionary

  • crapulence — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being intoxicated with alcoholic liquor: drunkenness, inebriation, inebriety, insobriety, intoxication, tipsiness. See DRUGS …   English dictionary for students

  • crapulence — crap·u·lence || kræpjÊŠlÉ™ns n. nausea, sickness (caused by excessive drinking or eating) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • crapulence — crap·u·lence …   English syllables

  • crapulence — noun the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess drink was his downfall • Syn: ↑drink, ↑drinking, ↑boozing, ↑drunkenness • Derivationally related forms: ↑crapulous, ↑crapulent, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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